Sanguisorba officianalis GREAT BURNET

$5.00 AUD

Out of stock

Family- Rosaceae
Herbaceous Perennial
Size- H: 60cm – 90cm W: 50cm approx.
Full Sun
Seed Count-
50 approx.

Attractive pinnate leaves and branched stems that form a neat clump. Spikes of rich burgundy small fluffy flowers with conspicuous stamens appear atop the long stems that weave between other perennials mid-Summer through Autumn.

Sow Sanguisorba seed in an unheated poly house. Sow in either spring or autumn onto good quality seed raising mix. Just cover the seeds with fine grit or vermiculite ( sieve to get Fine cover)  Ideal  temperature is  15—20°C. Germination takes 2-4 weeks., but can be erratic and may take longer. If germination has not occurred in 3-4 weeks cold stratify. Place in fridge at 5°C for 2-4 weeks. Then return to warmth. Transplant seedling once large enough to handle to 8cm pots. Plant out as soon as possible once plants are a reasonable size.  Alternately, the seeds may also be sown in situ during the early part of spring.